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Apple has acquired Workflow, a powerful automation tool for iPad and iPhone

By | 2017-03-23T00:39:17+00:00 March 22nd, 2017|Categories: Apple|

Apple has finalized a deal to acquire Workflow today — a tool that lets you hook together apps and functions within apps in strings of commands to automate tasks. We’ve been tracking this one for a while but were able to confirm just now that the ink on the deal is drying as

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Behold the robo-fruit | TechCrunch

By | 2017-03-23T00:27:05+00:00 March 22nd, 2017|Categories: Gadgets|

Perhaps you’ve been watching the BBC’s Spy in the Wild, in which meticulously recreated robotic animals cohabitate with their fleshy brethren and record all their secret goings and doings. But haven’t you ever wondered what fruit gets up to during the long trip from its homeland to your local produce department? These robo-fruits,

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Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) review: Marathoner with a punch

By | 2017-03-23T14:34:30+00:00 March 22nd, 2017|Categories: GSM|

Introduction A Samsung for every taste - that seems to be the main mantra of the Korean giant as of late, as evident by its sprawling and ever-expanding smartphone lineup. We guess it's always good to have more options, but we just can't shake the feeling that some of Samsung's recent creations are

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Moto G5 Plus goes on pre-order in the UK, it will have a blue version too

By | 2017-03-23T12:58:31+00:00 March 22nd, 2017|Categories: GSM|

Yesterday some press renders of an upcoming color version for Lenovo's Moto G5 leaked. And after we saw the Blue Sapphire G5, today it's time to take a look at the blue version of the Moto G5 Plus (pictured to the left). Yes, it turns out that the G5's higher-end sibling is also

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Vice announces its first slate of short, scripted videos

By | 2017-03-23T00:27:05+00:00 March 22nd, 2017|Categories: Mobile|

Vice Media is moving into scripted video programming, thanks to a partnership with digital media studio Blackpills. Until now, Vice’s videos (whether online and on its daily news show for HBO), have been news- or documentary-focused. These new shows, on the other hand, include programs like Playground, created by Fifth Element and The

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Medium debuts its paid membership subscription program

By | 2017-03-23T14:20:49+00:00 March 22nd, 2017|Categories: Android|

Official platform of hot takes Medium has launched its new business model: paid subscriptions, which the company said it would debut sometime this quarter at Upfront Summit back in early February. Medium started the year with some tough times, including layoffs and a change in direction, so it’s got a lot riding on

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New LeEco smartphone gets benchmarked with Android 7.1.2 and Helio X20 SoC

By | 2017-03-23T11:22:32+00:00 March 22nd, 2017|Categories: GSM|

While we wait for that oft-leaked Le X850 handset to become official, LeEco has started teasing a new smartphone yesterday, saying that it wants to strike a good balance between performance and battery life with it. This teaser may in fact refer to the Le X850, but it could also be about an

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Athens gets a new venture fund

By | 2017-03-23T12:31:19+00:00 March 22nd, 2017|Categories: Android|

Raising money for a venture fund is almost never easy, but it’s a whole lot harder in certain places that are struggling economically, like Greece. Thankfully for the country, a new seed-stage firm has formed, called Marathon VC, that’s currently investing $8.6 million and expects to close its debut fund with roughly $25

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Nine manufacturers set for 2018 Formula E season

By | 2017-03-23T11:19:24+00:00 March 22nd, 2017|Categories: Android|

Formula E announced the nine manufacturers that will race electric cars in seasons five, six, and seven. You may think this is no big whoop, but it is. Here’s why the whoop is big: beginning in season five, each team will race one car per driver for the entire race — like every

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Facebook tests an enhanced local search and discovery feature offering business suggestions

By | 2017-03-22T20:54:45+00:00 March 22nd, 2017|Categories: Social|

Facebook is testing an enhanced local search feature that could see the social network creeping in on Google Maps, Foursquare and Yelp territory, TechCrunch learned and Facebook confirmed. Facebook users are now able to surface recommendations of nearby places – like “dinner nearby” or “bars nearby,” for example  – by entering a query in Facebook’s search

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